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David Lagercrantz

  • Original Title: MILLENNIUM (David Lagercrantz)
  • Publication date: August 2015
  • Country: SE
  • 508 print pages
  • Thriller/Crime fiction


  • Epoch: Contemporary
  • Time Period: 21st century
  • Location setting: Sweden
  • Themes: PEOPLE facing life, Search for the truth, SOCIETY DYSFUNCTIONS, Power, Corruption, Violence, CHARACTERS, Strong Female Character, Death, PEOPLE facing the extraordinary, Rivalry


The fourth novel in the MILLENNIUM series which focuses on the characters Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist.


Shortlisted for the 2016 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year.

Judges comments:
"The late Stieg Larsson created the groundbreaking, two-fingers-to-society, bisexual anti-heroine Lisbeth Salander. When Larsson's publishers commissioned a fourth book, they turned to David Lagercrantz, whose THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB often reads uncannily like Larsson's own text. His real achievement is the subtle development of Salander's character; she remains (in Lagercrantz's hands) the most enigmatic and fascinating anti-heroine in fiction."

David Lagercrantz is a Swedish journalist and best-selling author, internationally known as author of Zlatan Ibrahimović's biography and as the current writer of the MILLENNIUM series, originated by Stieg Larsson.


She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution.

Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker—a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop for Millennium, turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around the world, and someone is prepared to kill to protect it . . .

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